A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h63p. Unique identifier: us2000h63p. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:23:21 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 07:23:21 / August 24, 2018 @ 7:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude 116.7299 East, latitude -8.3635 South, depth = 22.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.95 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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